• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1
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General
Model Number: DSC-H55 TF1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $249.00 $199.00
Street Price: $204.00  
Date Available: 2010-04-01 2013-01-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
5.4 oz (152 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 58 x 29 mm)
4.0 x 2.4 x 0.9 in.
(102 x 62 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a  
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Sony Super HAD
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 1.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: Component
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony Lens G; 10 elements in 7 groups, including 4 aspheric Sony Lens; 12 elements in 10 groups, including 6 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 250mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 42.5mm 4.4 - 17.7mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/8.0 (wide) / f/5.5 or ?? (tele); 2 steps with ND filter f/3.6 (W) / f/4.7 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, Up to 67x Smart Zoom Up to 5x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: 9-point / center / spot Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Tracking, Face Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Flourescent Cool White, Flourescent Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, Underwater 1, 2
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 2 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports, Gourmet, Pet, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Soft Skin, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Underwater, Pet mode; D-Range Optimizer: Standard, Plus, Off; Sweep Panorama, Underwater Sweep Panorama, Sweep Panorama (360)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1/2 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.25 - 4.1m / 0.82 - 13.5 ft (W), 1.0 - 2.6m / 3.28 - 8.53 ft (T) ISO Auto: Approx. 0.5 - 3.9m (W) / Approx. 0.5 - 3.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound
Included Memory: 45.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Multi-terminal (AV(SD/HD Component)/USB/DCIN) Multiuse Terminal (AV(composite)/USB)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 3.08  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   1.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.016 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 7.0 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 310 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 Proprietary NP-BN
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-BN Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Sony CDROM (Picture Motion Browser (PC), Picture Motion Browser Portable (PC/MAC)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OSX v 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD Movies, Sweep Panorama, HDR, HD Component Video Output. Available in black and silver. Waterproof (33ft.) dustproof, freeze proof (14F), shockproof (5ft.), Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, 720p HD movies, Sweep Panorama mode-up to 360 degrees, Advanced Flash mode, Beauty effects. Available in black, orange or pink.